Smith Willa Mae Smith, age 77, went to be with the Lord peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, July 20, 2013. She was a retired Food Service Supervisor of The Ohio State University after 35 years, faithful member of Jerusalem Baptist Church for over 50 years, charter member of Nefertiti Temple #1377, and member of Queen Esther #255. Preceded in death by her birth mother Hazel Long, parents Rev. Robert D. and Alberta Jones, sisters Barbara A. Chambers, Mary E. Jones, and Bobbie J. Pryor, husbands David L. Jordan, David Burke, Sr., and William Smith. She leaves to mourn, her children, David Burke, Jr., David L., George R., Kevin (Wendy), Carlton, and Larry Jordan, Diane Zebbs, Monica Burke, and Tanya (DeVon) Felder; aunt, Alice of West Palm Beach, FL; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral 12Noon on Friday, July 26, 2013 at the chapel of C. D. WHITE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 1217 Mt. Vernon Ave. Rev. Michael Jones, Officiant. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of service. Interment immediately following at Union Cemetery.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 24, 2013